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UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.

2020 Spring Undergraduate Academic Calendar

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DateDescription
January 19Residence halls open at Noon
January 20Martin Luther King Day (university closed)
January 21Spring classes begin.
Drop-add period begins.
January 27Last day for undergraduate students to add a course without a permission number.
Last day for instructors to publish course and attendance requirements for class members.
February 3Last day to:
  • Add a course with a permission number
  • Drop a course without record,
  • Change enrollment status from: Audit to Credit; Credit to Audit; “Pass-No Credit” to Letter Grade, or Letter Grade to “Pass-No Credit”
Note: No refund after this date.
February 17Presidents Day (university closed)
February 18Monday class schedule
March 3Mid-semester: at least one evaluation required in each course.
March 8Spring Recess begins
March 16Classes resume
March 25Last day for students to complete work for incomplete fall 2019 courses
March 27Fall 2020 schedule of classes will be viewable in SiS
April 13Faculty advising period for fall 2020 begins.
First day for seniors who anticipate completion of degree requirements by the end of December 2020 to confer with faculty advisors and to file Programs of Baccalaureate Studies (DIG form).
April 20Patriot's Day (university closed)
April 21Enrollment for fall 2020 courses begin using enrollment appointment dates obtained from student SiS self-service.
April 24Monday Class Schedule
No hour examination shall be administered during the last five academic days of the semester unless exemption has been allowed by the college dean.
April 27Faculty advising period for fall 2020 ends. Last day for seniors who anticipate completion of degree requirements by the end of December 2020 to confer with faculty advisors and to file Programs of Baccalaureate Studies (DIG form).
May 1Last day of spring semester classes.
Last day for students to withdraw from courses with grade of “W” for regular session. All other sessions see Graduate, Online & Professional Studies calendar.  
Last day for faculty to file grades for incompletes and changes of course grades for fall 2019 and winter 2020 courses.
May 2Reading Day (no classes or exams)
May 4Spring semester examinations begin (there will be Saturday exams)
May 9Spring semester examinations end at 6 p.m.
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
May 11Make-up day for examinations postponed because of weather.
May 12Deadline for final grades to be recorded in SiS by 4 p.m.
May 15Last day for students to choose P/NC
May 29Virtual Commencement
June 1Last day to submit INC work for all other students.